Cased Daguerreotype Portrait of a Little Girl

Made:
1845-1855
maker:
Unknown

Cased daguerreotype portrait of a little girl. Bottom half of Morocco leather case. Plain oval gilt mat, no frame. 65x80mm. Daguerreotype oval portrait of little girl standing by red plush chair. Pink tinting on dress and face. Profile of lady holding child just visible. 40x55mm.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/DA39
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, leather, silver plated, velvet and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (image): 40 mm x 55 mm
overall (case): 65 mm x 80 mm
type:
hand-coloured
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford